32002 North Old Bridge Road Scottsdale, AZ 85262 +1 480 575 8700
Whisper Rock Golf Club houses one of the best golf courses in the city. This club is members only, but those affiliated will assure of getting a great deal for every penny they have shelled out. Members at this club get to tee off with some of the biggest names in the sport like Geoff Ogilvy, Phil Mickelson and Paul Casey. Apart from the esteemed course that is located amidst the calm Sonoran Desert, this club offers its members various amenities. Golfers can ease off their nerves with a massage or relax at the gill while drowning a few beers and relishing some delectable food. Enjoy a game along with some popular golfing celebs at Whisper Rock Golf Club.
27998 North 99th Place Scottsdale, AZ 85262 +1 480 473 4400
The Estancia Club is an 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Fazio that is at par with international standards. This course, located at the foot of the Pinnacle Peak ranges, stretches across 7146 yards (6,534 meters), beautifully incorporating the natural terrain. Golfers get to enhance their skills by playing on these challenging courses that are filled with impeccably maintained emerald green fairways. Players can also take a break from their game to take in the splendid view of the magnificent mountain and the tranquil Sonoran Desert.
29001 North 122nd Street Scottsdale, AZ 85262 +1 480 443 8868
The Golf Club of Scottsdale designed by the esteemed Dick Bailey and Jim Morrish, is one of the finest golf courses in the city. This par-72 course, located amidst the McDowell Mountains, is filled with emerald green fairways are immaculately maintained. The club also houses a clubhouse. Its design is influenced by the Spanish Hacienda and is filled with amenities to ensure the golfers enjoy a relaxing break. The clubhouse has men and women's locker rooms replete with a massage space, pool and steam room. They can also dine at the grill while taking in the breathtaking view of the ranges.
18333 North Thompson Peak Parkway Scottsdale, AZ 85255 +1 480 312 7722
Take a break from drab routines and get a dose of adventure in the lap of nature at McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Nothing is more rewarding than a hike down some of the best trails in the West, making your way through the lush desert terrain and spotting the wonders of this ecosystem. Spread over 21,400 acres of the Valley, this geological preserve is a natural phenomenon in itself and gives you an insight into the evolution of this region. Many trails lead to the preserve like Brown Ranch, Gateway, Lost Dog Wash and Sunrise and Tom's Thumb. Besides hiking, other recreation options include horseback riding, biking, rock climbing and off-trail hunting. Organized tours are a great option for tourists visiting the preserve for the first time.
16447 North 91st Street Suite 101 Scottsdale, AZ 85260 +1 866 455 1601(Toll Free)/+1 480 945 2881 (Toll Free)
Spend your holidays exploring the great mountain ranges and desert lands of South Western America by signing up for an activity with Arizona Outback Adventures. They undertake hiking and biking tours, water rafting and camping activities. What more you ask? You can get them to design a vacation to suit you and your groups needs. If you don't have many days to spend in the city, worry not! They will even guide you through activities ranging from an entire day to half a day, where you can choose to hike, bike or raft down the rapids. Let Arizona Outback Adventures plan your next vacation, and be prepared for the thrill that awaits you.
26540 North Scottsdale Road Scottsdale, AZ 85255 +1 480 585 0239
Enjoy a typical western holiday at McDonald's Ranch, located in the calm Sonoran Desert. Take a trip through the desert landscape on one of their magnificent horses. If you are a first time rider, worry not! for you will have an expert to guide you. Let your children have a fun time at the 'Petting Zoo', that is filled with a variety of tame animals. Book your friends and yourself for 'Hayrides & Cowboy Cookouts' and live the typical cowboy life, replete with ride along the rough terrain while belting out some country songs. Enjoy a barbeque meal as you sit around a campfire and share stories. Take a break from your city life and immerse yourself completely in the wonders of the arid land.
23417 North Pima Road Suite 161, Desert Village Shopping Center Scottsdale, AZ 85255 +1 480 563 9800
Pinnacle Gallery, staying true to its name is one of the best galleries in the country with many awards attached to its name. They have achieved various titles including 'Top Gallery of American Craft' and have received 'Top Retailer Award by Niche' 9 times. Decorate your home with beautiful ceramic items like vases and pots by Nicholas Bernard, Jon Oakes, Anne Goldman, or David McDonald's 'Mandela'; a pretty wall adornment. This gallery also features various practical and decorative items made of glass, wood and metal. Those with a penchant for accessories can pick up exquisite earrings, necklaces and bracelets.
34505 North Scottsdale Road Suite J7, el Pedregal Scottsdale, AZ 85266 +1 480 488 6000/+1 800 721 9882(Toll Free)
At Zuva Gallery, visitors can take delight in the splendor of exquisite contemporary works of art from Africa; The Land of Sahara. This gallery is renowned for its stone sculptures crafted by hand. The works featured here include sculptures, paintings, photography and jewelry created by upcoming and globally recognized artists. Photography enthusiasts can expand their collection by purchasing some acclaimed photographs of limited edition here. Those who fancy adornments can pick some gorgeous accessories made of attractive jewels. Zuva is a great place to get a glimpse into African art.
15525 North Thompson Peak Parkway Scottsdale, AZ 85260 +1 480 312 7275/+1 480 312 6677
Enjoy the Arizonian sun and sparkling waters at McDowell Mountain Ranch Park & Aquatic Center where it takes a long time to exhaust all options. The park alone comprises of a skatepark, four soccer fields and two ball fields. The aquatic center is a magnet for swimmers, divers and visitors and has several pools and play areas. The water slides, lazy river and the spray pad are favorites with kids but even adults can't get enough of them. Besides the park and aquatic center, the facility also has a state-of-the-art fitness center where they offer classes too. Call ahead for admission fees.
14803 North Hiawatha Hood Road Scottsdale, AZ 85264 +1 480 816 6465
Fort McDowell is a great place to host your event amidst the pristine Sonoran Desert. They also organize various activities like jeep tours, 'Desert Belle Boat Tour', kayaking, Tomcar and Segway tours. Fort McDowell Adventures features four unique event venues, La Puesta del Sol, Rosa's Ranch, Boulder House and The Stables. These venues are great for any kind of event.
Originally built as Scottsdale's first "Little Red School House", this
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